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Google Celebrates Transgender Awareness Week

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From November 13th to the 19th we observed Transgender Awareness Week – a time used to elevate transgender voices, build awareness and call attention to the many challenges transgender individuals face.

Creativity is Good for Your Head

Vans Checkerboard Day to Donate Over $1 Million to Organizations That Support Mental Wellness
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An uninvited intruder crashed upon the globe this year and upended our lives. But something equally powerful has emerged to confront and counter the pandemic’s tumult. Human self-expression and creativity are flowing across the world, spurring a wave of much-needed uplift and connection. Through rupture comes resilience. Through uncertainty grows strength.

What is Vans Checkerboard Day?

Vans Checkerboard Day is the brand’s biggest annual give-back initiative.

New Resources From Soar With Wings Support Student Emotional Health at Home and at School

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Research shows that mindfulness and emotional health are critical skills for young students. Practicing mindfulness helps reduce negative mental reactions, like stress and anxiety. In short, mindful kids are less stressed and have an easier time focusing on school, no matter the learning environment.

How a Nonprofit Was Able to Reconnect With Their Mental Health Patients

A Truist Cares* grant is helping one of our community partners stay connected with one of our country’s most vulnerable populations.
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Supporting Veterans Where They Need It Most

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This Wednesday, America took a moment of pause to recognize, celebrate and honor the 17.4 million veterans living in the U.S. today.

Veterans Find Guardian Angels with PNC's Help

PNC continues to expand, enhance its support of Guardian Angels, a non-profit organization that pairs service dogs with veterans who have disabilities
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A relatively simple question crossed Stacy Juchno’s mind shortly after she became executive sponsor of PNC’s Military employee business resource group: what type of activity might better engage the group?

Around the same time, Juchno, the leader of PNC’s internal audit department, heard about Guardian Angels, a non-profit organization that pairs service dogs with veterans who have disabilities.

“What if I could get the group to sponsor one service dog, and we could follow the journey of the veteran and the dog?” Juchno recalled wondering at the time.

3 Steps to Help Students Build Resilient Self-Confidence

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Research shows that self-esteem is critical for education, no matter the discipline. Simply put, confident kids are happy, healthy, and successful. While families and educators know confidence is key, instilling confidence through social and emotional learning (SEL) can be a challenge.

Keeping The Lights On: How NRG's CEO Mauricio Gutierrez Manages A Workforce Split Between The Field And Their Homes

by Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson
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The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.

Merck Recognized for Workplace Health Achievement by the American Heart Association

Company achieves Gold level recognition for third consecutive year
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The results of the American Heart Association 2020  Workplace Health Achievement Index have been announced and for the third consecutive year, Merck has achieved national Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Merck is one of 776 organizations that completed the Index assessment this year, evaluating the time period of July 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Harris Poll Survey Offers Insights into Potential of Telepsychiatry During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Majority of Respondents Managing Mental Health Conditions Welcome Telepsychiatry Option to Support Continuity of, and Access to, Mental Health Care
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As the use of telehealth services has expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic, results from a survey conducted by The Harris Poll showed that more than one in four (27%) U.S. adults surveyed were currently using telepsychiatry (“telepsych”) services for mental health care.

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